- August 2016: PhD candidate in the Division of Computer, Electrical & Mathematical Sciences & Engineering (CEMSE) at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
- 2014-2016: MSc student in Mathematics at the University of Mostaganem (Mathematics and Computer Science), Algeria. Project Title: Fractional Differential Singular Equations. Ranked 2nd out of 52 graduates
- 2011-2014: BSc in Mathematics, July 2014, Faculté des Sciences Exactes et Informatique (Mathematics and Computer Science), University of Mostaganem, Algeria. Project Title: The Fourier Transform and Applications in the Resolution of Partial Differential Equations. Ranked 3rd out of 44 graduates
- 2008-2011: Mohamed OKRAF High School, Salamandre, Mostaganem, Algeria.
Lilia Ghaffour is a Ph.D. candidate in the Division of Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE) at KAUST. She has a master degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of Mostaganem (Mathematics and Computer Science), Algeria. She joined the Ph.D. degree program in Appl. Math. and Computational Sc. at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in fall 2016. She is interested in the study of control and inverse problem for fractional partial differential equations.